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A man walks into a bar… in Ireland

Jun 11, 2012
Europe correspondent Stephen Beard begins a five-part series from bars in Europe. He gets the opinions of ordinary Europeans on the ongoing debt crisis, starting with the Irish.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, A man walks into a bar, Ireland, Ireland bailout

A pub crawl across Europe

Jun 11, 2012
The assignment: visit five different bars in five different European nations and talk about the eurozone debt crisis. The results: kind of fizzy.
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Obama calls on Congress to act on jobs bill

Jun 8, 2012
Today at a White house press conference, President Obama warned the American public of the banking crisis in Europe and the stalled congressional action on jobs legislation.
Posted In: Jobs bill, Europe debt crisis, Barack Obama

What's up, Europe? Germans care... about soccer

Jun 8, 2012
What's the mood like in Germany right now? It's a case of soccer fever as the European Championships kick off. But are Germans in denial about the eurozone crisis?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, Whats up Europe

Will Greece return to the drachma?

Jun 8, 2012
Greece continues to struggle through a debt and banking crisis and rumors of a 'Grexit' abound. If the country does leave the euro, how will it roll out the drachma, and what are the costs?
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, euro, currency

Spain asks for bailout, Fed sets new banking buffer

Jun 8, 2012
One of the big rain clouds hanging over markets this morning is coming from Spain. There are reports that the Spanish government could ask Europe to bailout its banks this weekend.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis, Federal Reserve

Obama urges action on Euro crisis, jobs bill

Jun 8, 2012
Today President Obama urged Europe's leaders to act quickly to solve their economic crisis. On the domestic front, the president asked Congress to reevaluate the jobs bill he delivered to the Capitol last year.
Posted In: Barack Obama, spain, Europe debt crisis, Jobs bill

Spain succeeds in bond auction despite high borrowing cost

Jun 7, 2012
Spain's government raised $2.6 billion at a bond auction this morning, but their financial crisis still looms with the banking system and government propping each other up.
Posted In: spain, bonds, Europe debt crisis

Uncertainty lingers in Spain after bond auction

Jun 7, 2012
Spain raised $2.6 billion in a bond sale this morning, but the higher interest rate of 6.1 percent shows that investors are still concerned that Spain has not wiped their hands clean of the financial mess just yet.
Posted In: spain, bonds, interest rates, Europe debt crisis

Market hope hangs on Bernanke

Jun 7, 2012
All eyes are on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke today as he testifies today on Capitol Hill and announces his plans for interest rates and quantitative easing.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, interest rates, Europe debt crisis, Ben Bernanke

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